2017 Class Schedule

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2017 SECOND TERMMAY ~ AUGUST
ClassDateDayTimePrerequisites
English ClassesBeginners' Meditation Class A5/10-7/26WED7:30pm - 9:30pmNone
Beginners' Meditation Class B5/13-7/29SAT2:30pm - 4:30pmNone
Intermediate Meditation Class A5/8-7/31MON7:30pm - 9:30pmBeginners' Certificate
Intermediate Meditation Class B5/13-7/29SAT1pm~3:30pmBeginners' Certificate
Advanced Meditation Class5/7-7/30SUN9:30am~12pmIntermediate Certificate
Sutra Study5/7-7/30SUN11am~1:30pmAdvanced Certificate
Chinese ClassesBeginner's Meditation Class5/9-7/25TUE7pm - 9pmNone
Sutra Study5/11-7/27THU7pm - 9pmAdvanced Certificate
Advanced Meditation Class5/12-7/28FRI7pm - 9pmIntermediate Certificate
Chanting Class5/20-7/29SAT9:00-10:30amLimited to Meditation Students Only
Bodhi Star Meditation Class for Kids5/27~7/29SAT12:00pm - 1:40pmAge 6-12

Mandarin Class5/14-7/30SUN2pm - 3:30pmLimited to Meditation Students Only

2017 Event Schedule

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EventsDateDayTimeNotes
2018
Liang Huang Jeweled Repentance Ceremony
11/19/17-11/26/17Sun-Sun11/19(Sun): Opening Day
9am-5pm
Repentance Ceremony, Grand Meal Offering,
Blessing and Memorial Ceremonies
11/20-24 (Mon-Fri):
11am-12nn Grand Meal Offering & Blessing Ceremony
7-9pm Repentance Ceremony & Memorial Ceremony
11/25(Sat):
9am-4pm
Repentance Ceremony, Grand Meal Offering, Blessing and Memorial Ceremonies
11/26 (Sun): Completion Day
9am-2pm
Repentance Ceremony, Grand Meal Offering,
Blessing and Memorial Ceremonies
Please contact monastery for more information
Ocean Sky Chan Monastery 15th Anniversary Ceremony
11/30/17Thu
9:00am-4:00pm
中台禪寺106年度八關齋戒
CTCM Transmission of the Eight Prohibitive and Fasting Precepts
12/31/17-1/1/18六~日
Sat~Sun
台灣中台禪寺
Chung Tai Chan Monastery, Taiwan
The Starting Ceremony of the Compassionate Samadhi
Water Repentance Ceremony
1/1-1/2Mon-Tue1/1:
1:00-
5:00pm

1/2:
9:30am-12am
Repentance Prostrations according to The Compassionate Samadhi Repentance Liturgy
Half-Day Chan Retreat 2/4, 3/11Sun2:00 pm- 5:00pmSign in 1:00-1:45pm
CTCM Spring Chan-7 Retreat I2/3-2/10Sat-Sat
Chung Tai Chan Monastery, Taiwan/ wear meditation uniform
CTCM Spring Chan-7 Retreat II2/17-2/24Sat-Sat
Chung Tai Chan Monastery, Taiwan/ wear black robe
Tour of Chan-72/15-2/24Thu-Sat
Spring Chan-7 Retreat II, Tour of Chung Tai, Hot pot reunion dinner on New Year’s Eve, New Year Blessing Ceremony
Chinese New Year and The Universal Gateway of Guanyin Bodhisattva Blessing Ceremony2/16Fri9:00am-1:00pm
Chinese New Year’s Day Repentance Prostrations according to The Universal Gateway of Guanyin Bodhisattva Liturgy
Qing Ming Ceremony and Meditation Classes Completion4/1Sun9:00am-2:00pm
Memorial Pilgrimage Ceremony for the Founding Patriarch4/7~4/10Fri-TueChung Tai Chan Monastery, Taiwan/ wear black robe
Bodhi Star Summer Camp for Kids4/18-4/22Wed-Sun12:30 pm- 5:00pmAge 6 (Grade 1)- Age 12. We welcome volunteers to help out.
The start of the 2nd term of Meditation classes5/7Sun

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Weekly Ceremony

CeremonyDateTimeNotes
Saturday Repentance Ceremony in ChineseEvery Saturday7-9pmRepentance Prostrations according to The Compassionate Samadhi Repentance Liturgy
Grand Meal Offering to the Buddhas12/18(Mon), 1/17(Wed), 1/31(Wed), 3/2(Fri), 3/17(Sat),
3/31(Sat), 4/16(Mon), 4/30 (Mon), 5/15(Tue), 5/29(Tue).
11-11:30amThe 1st and 15th Day of Each Lunar Month
  • Wear meditation uniform or any comfortable and modest attire and SOCKS. Do not wear low cut dresses/blouses, short skirts, short pants, or go bare feet.